Post Tagged with: "West Virginia"

WV Cop Suspended After KKK Videos Featuring Him And His Teenage Daughter Found

Pictured above, Lt. Shawn Williams, CPD Image Credit: wtrf.com

Disgustingly, the city’s white Republican mayor, Danny Jones, has stated that he will not honor the directives of the prosecutor’s office regarding officer Williams.

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Watch: Cops Brutally Arrest Terminally-Ill Man, Then Threaten Woman For Filming (VIDEO)

Watch: Cops Brutally Arrest Terminally-Ill Man, Then Threaten Woman For Filming (VIDEO)

Police in West Virginia were caught on video violently arresting a terminally-ill man after mistaking the symptoms of his illness for drunkenness. In the harrowing footage, the man can be seen bleeding from the face and heard choking on the blood while police refuse to give him room to breathe […]

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West Virginia Mayor Says Only ‘Silver Bullet’ To Substance Abuse Is Prayer (VIDEO)

West Virginia Mayor Says Only ‘Silver Bullet’ To Substance Abuse Is Prayer (VIDEO)

Like many cities around the country, Huntington, West Virginia, is not immune to drug problems. The second largest city in West Virginia has a pitiful crime record that far outpaces the average for the rest state. So, it must have come as some relief that Huntington’s mayor, Steve Williams, announced […]

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Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

  n July 10th, 2014, environmental engineer Andrew Whelton, released the results of federally funded research carried out on the chemical known as crude MCHM. Crude MCHM is the chemical which contaminated the water supply of more than 300,000 West Virginia residents last January. Whelton’s research shows a ‘drastic difference’ […]

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Koch Brothers Group Caught Blatantly Lying To Voters About Voter Registration In West Virginia

Koch Brothers Group Caught Blatantly Lying To Voters About Voter Registration In West Virginia

The Koch controlled Americans for Prosperity sent West Virginia voters in at least eight counties misleading literature regarding the validity of their registration in an apparent effort to confuse voters.

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Coca Cola Joins Rising Chorus Against Coal Pollution

Coca Cola Joins Rising Chorus Against Coal Pollution

Coca-Cola and other companies are opposing the use of coal and other fossil fuels due to climate change. West Virginia is bound to benefit.

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Unbelievable! Freedom Industries Neglected To Mention A Second Toxic Chemical

On Tuesday, January 21, Freedom Industries President, Gary Southern asked to speak with the Director of Homeland Security in private. You won't believe why. Image: Foo Conner

At around 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 21, 2014,  Freedom Industries President Gary Southern approached Mike Dorsey. Dorsey is the Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Response for the WV Department of Environmental Protection. He has been working with state and federal agencies in Charleston WV, since Freedom Industries first […]

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Yes, West Virginia, There Is Coal Behind Your Chemical Spill

Photo cc 2006 by Señor Codo via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/senor_codo/sets/72157638160061484/

In spite of all the protest by defenders of coal, a coal magnate owns the chemical company that contaminated W. Virginia’s water.

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Freedom Industries Files For Bankruptcy; Wants To Shift Cost Of Spill To Taxpayers (VIDEO)

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for AI.

Freedom Industries caused the chemical spill that left 300,000 people in W. VA without water. Now they’ve filed bankruptcy to stick taxpayers with the bill.

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GOP Congress Guts Toxic Waste Clean Up Laws, As WV Struggles Without Water

Mayflower neighborhood oil spill; photo by Ryan Liggett @KATV

The same day Freedom Industries spilled toxic waste in WV, House republicans passed a bill to eliminate the EPA’s power to enforce clean up of toxic spills

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Coal Industry Contaminates Water, Puts W. VA In State Of Emergency

Mining photo cc 2005 by Stephen Codrington via Wikimedia Commons.

West Virginia’s coal industry has leaked a contaminant, of unknown proportions and unknown consequences, into the water supply of 9 counties.

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US Spy Satellite’s Ridiculous Logo Will Rattle Tin Foil Hats

The government launched a shiny new spy satellite last week. But the logo that NROL-39 bears might stir up the conspiracy theorists. Here's why...

  The government has a new spy satellite, which launched last week. The payload of NROL-39 is classified (naturally) but the logo on the outside has tripped the radar of both historians and conspiracy nuts. The octopus, with its tentacles spread over the globe, brings with it some very interesting […]

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W. Virginia Woman’s Life Vanishes With Mistaken Foreclosure And Seizure Of Possessions

W. Virginia Woman’s Life Vanishes With Mistaken Foreclosure And Seizure Of Possessions

More than three weeks after her home was mistakenly foreclosed on, Bailey is still waiting — for answers, for the names, for justice to be done.

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W. Virginia Republican: Make Poor School Kids Work For Food

W. Virginia Republican: Make Poor School Kids Work For Food

He thinks it ‘would be a good idea if we had the kids work for their lunches: trash to be taken out, hallways to be swept, lawns to be mowed, make them earn it.’

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West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

The question is, should a paper, regardless of reasoning, publish something like this? It is clearly hate speech

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Panicked Gun Community Runs On Gun Shops For Soon-To-Be Outlawed Weapons

photo from Daily Kos.

More visible signs of panic came, not from the gun lobbyists, but from gun buyers.

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NRA-Loving U.S. Senator Flips And Demands Gun Control (VIDEO)

Seen here in a Senate campaign ad, Sen Joe Manchin is now calling for action on gun control.

Sen. Joe Manchin says the ‘slaughter of babies’ will force the NRA to the bargaining table.

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GOP Candidate Killed By Sandy, Remains On Ballot

Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service.

Since it is too late to remove the candidate from the ballot, it’s conceivable that Rose could be elected to office.

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Movie Review: The Last Mountain – The Coal Industry Declares War on Appalachia

Movie Review: The Last Mountain – The Coal Industry Declares War on Appalachia

Winning Progressive had the opportunity to see a movie called The Last Mountain, which is about the efforts of communities in West Virginia to challenge the most destructive form of coal mining – mountaintop removal mining (“MTR”).

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